The Week in Stories Around the Globe

Argentina hit by huge power outage, affecting several provinces

Government sources told Noticias Argentinas that the outage was caused by “several failures in the interconnected system”, including the shutdown of the Atucha I nuclear power plant. They said the cause of the power cut would be investigated.

#BuenosAires #Politics #Argentina

Officials charge 23 with ‘terrorism’ in Atlanta ‘Cop City’ march

The groups, which included Human Rights Watch and chapters of the National Lawyers Guild, noted the charge carries a sentence of five to 35 years. They argue the charge violates the defendants’ First Amendment rights under the US Constitution, which protects the right to free speech, press and assembly.

#StopCopCity #ATL #DefundThePolice #ACAB

Greece train crash: Survivors describe ‘nightmarish seconds’

Survivors have told of a “nightmarish 10 seconds” as their train carriage overturned and was engulfed in flames in a crash in central Greece.

At least 38 people died and dozens more were injured in the head-on collision between two trains near the city of Larissa on Tuesday night.

#Greece #TrainDerailment

Scientists discover a hidden metal orb at the centre of the Earth

The idea that Earth is made up of five layers was first introduced by two seismologists, Miaki Ishii and Adam Dziewonski, in the early 2000s, based on some unusual patterns in seismic waves generated by earthquakes that passed through the inner core. At the time, though, they didn’t have enough data to back up their argument.

#Earth #Science #Core #Geology

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